Sunday April 4th

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Sunday April 4th

Postby urjc22 » Sat Apr 03, 2010 4:56 pm

Looks like it will be a little warmer and should be blowing from the South before going SSW-SW. Anyone planning on going to Waukeegan?
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Postby dewsy » Sat Apr 03, 2010 5:55 pm

i was, what time are you heading over? looks like itll be from the south all day long, and start picking up around 11..

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Postby urjc22 » Sat Apr 03, 2010 6:53 pm

Thinking of heading there around 12:30 - 1:00.
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Postby nG » Sat Apr 03, 2010 7:54 pm

boars and kites already in chevy. alarm set for early morning. i wont miss a second of tomorrows wind!
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Postby IVO » Sun Apr 04, 2010 9:58 am

keegs is calling boys!!!
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Postby urjc22 » Sun Apr 04, 2010 10:11 am

Wha time are people heading to Keegs?
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Postby adseguy » Sun Apr 04, 2010 10:18 am

Now, haha
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Postby urjc22 » Sun Apr 04, 2010 10:39 am

Adrien - want to carpool up there together? I live at the corner of Lincoln and Belden. Let me know.

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Postby Northerner » Sun Apr 04, 2010 3:43 pm

Sheboygan was brutal this afternoon with winds being strong and gusty. Two of us out on 7 and 8 meter kites riding our smallest boards. Wind has slowed and is more SW with the swell looking outstanding.
I'd rather be Rollerblading
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Postby IVO » Sun Apr 04, 2010 9:26 pm

Very happy to saw everybody in one piece after 50mph gust from hell,some with problems,but all made back to the beach.. :roll:

Heard some guys went to Zion,dont know why in this direction and forecast,but hope all is good..

How was Wolf lake guys?
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Postby smpl » Sun Apr 04, 2010 9:33 pm

gnarly. i'm sick of riding 6m kites in this gusty shit.

it still blows me away that people rig up such big kites in strong wind with the false comfort that they have 100% depower.

hmmm let me think, if i couldn't hold onto a c-kite the same size then maybe this bow kite could seriously hurt me if something goes wrong.

just rig a smaller kite, twice as fun, 10x as safe.
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Postby adseguy » Sun Apr 04, 2010 9:34 pm

Wolf Lake was brutal as well. very good 6-7M wind in the beginning but around 1 oclock it gusted to 45. You know it's strong when a 6M is overpowered in the gusts. Great day to be outside in early April though!
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Postby IVO » Sun Apr 04, 2010 9:52 pm

smpl wrote:
it still blows me away that people rig up such big kites in strong wind with the false comfort that they have 100% depower.

hmmm let me think, if i couldn't hold onto a c-kite the same size then maybe this bow kite could seriously hurt me if something goes wrong.

just rig a smaller kite, twice as fun, 10x as safe.


I had 8m up from the beginning and waited for the wind..Had a blast in some waves and once the direction shift it was time to get out.
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